Traffic tickets and fender-benders: How they impact your California car insurance rate

Ever wonder what a traffic ticket or fender-bender might do to your auto insurance rate?

Online auto insurance quotes were obtained from for a 35-year old female, driving a 2004 Honda Civic in San Jose, Los Angeles, and San Diego to see what could happen to your car insurance rate if you get a ticket, rear-end another vehicle, or if you are rear-ended by another car.

The results show if you get a minor speeding ticket or accidentally rear-end another vehicle, there’s a good chance your insurance rates will increase. That’s why driving carefully and within the laws of the road will save you money – not only because you won’t have a ticket to pay, but you will also pay less in auto insurance premiums.

Also, the good news is that the results also dispel the myth (let’s be honest, the fear) that a not-at-fault accident increases your insurance rate – in our example above a not-at-fault accident did not increase the rates quoted.

Compare auto insurance quotes to make sure your insurance premium is as low as it could be

When it comes to saving money on your auto insurance, the most important point is to shop around – whatever your driving record – because there’s a significant range in rates available to you – sometimes as much as 100% (that’s double!) Each insurance company calculates their rates differently and there is no reason you should be paying double what you have to.

Comparing car insurance quotes at only takes a few minutes and gives you peace of mind in knowing you are getting and paying the best auto insurance price.

Disclaimer – The above description/explanation is intended as a guideline only, and is not to be interpreted as a recommendation to buy or sell any insurance products, or to provide legal or financial advice of any kind. Also, Kanetix Ltd. does not warrant or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed.

Source by Kade Phillips

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